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Address: Fourth, between Allen and Toughnut, Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone Number: +1 520-457-3326
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Famous for having the world's largest rose bush, this former residence has...

Famous for having the world's largest rose bush, this former residence has been turned into a museum.

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See it when in bloom!

Rose bush wasn't in bloom but never the less wonderful to be able to see the hugh truck and hoe the branches intertwined. Inside the museum has a lot of historial artifact mostly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Michael M

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rose bush wasn't in bloom but never the less wonderful to be able to see the hugh truck and hoe the branches intertwined. Inside the museum has a lot of historial artifact mostly from tDr Longfellow and wife.enterance fee very reasonable to get in with budget in mind. I enjpyed the antiques of the time but it would have been... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

20 SF base, impressive. Held up by old plumbing pipe which I thought was odd. $5 pp, took 5 minutes to go thru 3 rooms, and 5 minutes @ the plant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Lots of history, not to mention the unbelievable rose tree. People are extremely knowledgeable about history, people and mining. Make this your first stop in Tombstone

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Thank Melanie H
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We took the museum tour because my son and grandsons wanted to see the Rose Tree. We were astounded at how huge it is, plus we got to see many more items used back in the day. Some weird items such as the "mask" they used on gossipy women! The boys enjoyed it more than I thought they would.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Probably not a special attraction, but it only costs $5 and the rooms filled with old stuff like my granny had was more interesting. The rose tree is really big and covers a big area.

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Tombstone, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

lots of old stuff to see and i'm not just talking about Ron the guy at the front desk . lots of historical stuff . also the have the worlds largest rose tree in backyard , so you need to stop by

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

The museum is small but very well put together. The staff (1 man) is very knowledgeable about the history of the rose tree, the people of the town, and all of the artifacts that are on display. He has some wonderful stories about the people and it is clear that he loves his job and history. This was the best... More 

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Selden, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

A treasure trove of the early tools and history of the town. The main attraction is the rose tree and the history of the planting . It was started from a cutting sent from Scotland. It is now 8000 square feet.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is interesting, and I guess the Museum part of the house is worth the entrance fee. The rose bush (tree) is quite amazing, but would not be worth the fee if it was by itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Lots of info and pics in here. In the back is the biggest rose you have ever seen. You can also buy a start of the rose.

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